The folks at SO have been generous enough to offer 1 member from each SE community sponsorship to a community related conference. In exchange, all they ask is that you promote the community at the conference. As they put it:
spend a little bit of time speaking / networking / blogging / sharing during your time there, and of course mention our fine ... community here.
So, which startup related conference should we select for our lucky community member to attend?
Edit: (In response to Michael's comment.)
This is what Jeff says in his announcement of this initiative (linked above):
Sending community members to conferences is something we are very serious about, because we believe so deeply in learning. Going to a conference to speak or participate — and bringing that experience back to our community — is a great way to share what you’ve learned. That’s the very principle our communities are founded on, this idea that we’re all there to learn from each other.
And that’s all that we ask in return — that these community members share their experiences with their respective communities, and the greater internet, in some way...